Female Support Worker

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 May 2021
Closes
01 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Female Support Worker

GBP8.91 per hour plus excellent benefits

Full time - 37.5 hours per week

York

Female Applicants only under an exemption from the Equality Act 2010 - Section 9 - Part 1 (A) as a genuine occupational requirement

United Response is a leading national charity that provides support to young people and adults with learning disabilities, autism, mental health needs or physical disabilities. For us, it's all about ensuring that the people we support have the opportunity to make life happen.

We are currently recruiting for friendly and compassionate individuals to join us as a Support Worker in one of our busy supported living services in York.

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for:

* Accompanying the PWS to get out in the community

* Going to social meet ups, horse riding, bowls, shopping

* Promoting independence amongst the people we support

* Helping to keep the bungalow tidy

* Creating a fun and friendly atmosphere around the service

* Some personal care

What we need from you:

It's simple really, we are looking for a good humoured, enthusiastic and understanding individual with a passion for helping others. We don't require specific experience so if you can couple those things with the ability and willingness to learn it's a recipe for success!

This role will involve evening and weekend work so flexibility will be required.

A full clean driving licence is preferred for this role.

What's in it for you:

* 20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays , pro rata for part time) , which increases after 3 and 5 years' service

* pension contribution

* Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications

* Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)

* Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

Keeping you safe

In these extraordinary times we know that the safety of our staff and the people we support is vital - this is why we are doing everything we can to ensure that everyone connected with United Response is confident that they are working and living in COVID secure conditions.

We provide full PPE and ensure that you are confident in using it plus we offer vaccines to all United Response employees.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check